Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 22 December 2013

Classical Kids

We'll sing along with Christmas carols from all around the world today and we'll also hear the enchanting story of The Night Before Christmas told by Risteárd Cooper.

Sunday February 26th, 10am

This morning we'll hear part of Prokofiev's Music for Children, which he wrote to be played by children and which have fun names such as Parade of the Grasshoppers, The Rain and the Rainbow, Playing Tag, The Moon Strolls in the Meadow. We'll also meet some of our favourite musical creatures in Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals.

Sunday March 5th, 10am

Classical Kids celebrates International Women's Day with music by some of the great female composers and musicians. We'll hear music by talented percussionist Evelyn Glennie, the duetting pianist sisters Mariella and Katia Labeque, Irish composer Elaine Agnew. We'll also hear the story of a brave princess named Eliza whose brothers were turned into swans by a wicked witch. It's up to Eliza to save them by knitting shirts from stinging nettles, with music by the Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin.

Music Played on the Show

07:00

Title: Christmas Chopsticks

Performer(s): Unknown

Duration: 2:31

07:03

Title: Harp Concerto

Performer(s): Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters Von

Duration: 4:19

07:07

Title: Carol Of The Bells

Performer(s): Leontovich / Wilhousky

Duration: 1:42

07:09

Title: Home Alone Main Title (Somewhere In My Memory)

Performer(s): Williams, John

Duration: 5:10

07:15

Title: Jupiter From The Planets

Performer(s): Holst, Gustav

Duration: 8:23

07:23

Title: Il Est Ne, Le Divin Enfant

Performer(s): Anon

Duration: 1:59

07:25

Title: The Elephant

Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille

Duration: 2:57

07:27

Title: Away In A Manger

Performer(s): Traditional

Duration: 2:40

07:31

Title: Sleigh Ride

Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy

Duration: 3:29

07:35

Title: Stille Nacht

Performer(s): Gruber, Franz

Duration: 3:07

07:39

Title: Symphony No. 101 In D 'Clock' (2nd Movement) Andante

Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef

Duration: 6:25

07:45

Title: The Night Before Christmas

Performer(s): Lane, Philip

Duration: 6:42

07:52

Title: Don Oíche Úd I Mbeithil

Performer(s): Traditional

Duration: 2:45

07:56

Title: Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town

Performer(s): Coots, J. Fred/Gillespie, Haven

Duration: 2:55

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